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Licensing Expertise

Expert advice, representation and advocacy at all levels for:
  • Alcohol and Entertainment Premises Licence and Variation applications (including late hours applications in stress/cumulative impact areas)


  • Reviews, Summary Reviews & Closure Orders


  • Appeals to Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Court, High Court and above (including judicial reviews/case stated)


  • Gambling, casinos, lotteries and betting shops (terrestrial and online)


  • Cannabis/CBD Licensing


  • Sex Entertainment Venues (SEV's)


  • Temporary Event Notices


  • Street Trading & Street Markets

  • Firearms, shotguns and explosives


  • Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles


  • Advisory work on Statements of Licensing Policy


  • Criminal prosecutions and defence – including licensing, gambling, planning, environmental, trading standards, animal welfare, health and safety, motoring, fraud and money laundering offences (in addition to wide experience of serious and often high-profile general crime)

  • Licensing training for operators, local authorities, police forces, trade bodies, commercial and non-commercial organisations 


  • Cinemas, Theatres. Galleries & Museums 

  • Animal welfare and pet licensing


  • Special Treatment licensing

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